US Pack Earns Green Manufacturing Award Recognition

Leominster, MA, April 26th 2021—US Pack Inc., a Massachusetts based manufacturer and worldwide distributor of chemical specialty products, received the Green Manufacturing Award from the Worcester Business Journal.

The Manufacturing Excellence Award article can be seen using the following link https://www.wbjournal.com/article/manufacturing-awards-us-pack-is-becoming-more-self-sustaining.

USPack, together with its parent company Hi-Gear Products, Inc., is a global leader in the production and distribution of automotive aftermarket and household cleaning products. The company has been manufacturing first-class consumer chemical products for customers around the world for nearly two decades. With a manufacturing operation located in Leominster and a distribution center in Fitchburg, the company offers specialty chemical products that are wholly made in the United States. The Company’s product-lines and capabilities have grown exponentially since its founding in 1997. Today, USPack offers more than 3,000 products for practically every application in the automotive aftermarket industry, as well as household and industrial cleaning chemicals.

With a steadfast commitment to community stewardship and working toward a more sustainable future, our female founder and leader, Lana Aptekman, has always believed in giving back to the local community by promoting responsible manufacturing via the use of green energy technology and by reducing the use of harmful chemicals.

As a woman-owned business leader in a highly competitive and traditionally male dominated industry, Ms. Aptekman also brings a distinct perspective to her corporate leadership; “We are excited to receive the WBJ Green Energy Award. We believe that everyone — corporations as well as average citizens — have a profound responsibility to protect our environment. As a local manufacturer we are dedicated to the practices and efforts that help to reduce our carbon footprint and contribute to a “greener” and cleaner world. Through the development of our solar farms, which power our production and warehouse operations and our award-winning toxic chemical use reduction initiatives, we’ve made significant strides in this important effort. We’re proud of our contributions and feel honored to be recognized for our endeavors.”

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